Roman Mars of 99% Invisible and writer Daniel Alarcón, the host and executive producer of Radio Ambulante, tell the story of a poet who changes Santiago, Chile, with building poems.
Continuing The Story’s celebration of Studs Terkel, Dick sits down with U.S.-born dancer Keenan Kampa and speaks about the process of finding a place in the dance company, and the history of the stage.
Dick speaks with Dianne Dwyer Modestini, the art restorer who discovered a painting by Salvatore Mundi was actually a painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
Dan Skwire studies numbers by day, and death, life and insurance in classic literature by night.
Harmonica artist Howard Levy takes us to the finish line of this political year.
Naomi Shihab Nye shares two poems about the classroom.
Blues musician Corey Harris describes how he heard elements of his music in Mali when he made a trip there.
Poet Nikki Finney reads her poem about a lightning storm.
The former mayor of Carlsbad, N.M., on his region’s enthusiasm for storing nuclear waste.
Producer David Schulman has recorded the front man of the Cowboy Junkies in his own words. Listen to a lovely soundtrack to ice travels.
A tribute to the late banjo master Earl Scruggs.
WBEZ and the Center for Public Integrity investigate the case of Carlos Centeno, a worker who was burned by water and chemicals at a factory.
Guest host Sean Cole speaks with novelist T. Geronimo Johnson about his sprawling debut "Hold It ’Til It Hurts."
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